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Information Security Analyst II - PECNA

REQ: REQ-144939 IT

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • De Soto, KS, United States
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If you are passionate about contributing to a sustainable future and being part of a dynamic team shaping the electric vehicle revolution, this opportunity is tailor-made for you. We are seeking dedicated individuals to join us as full-time, on-site team members at our new, state-of-the-art factory located in the thriving city of DeSoto, Kansas.

As an Information Analyst, your primary responsibility is to protect the business from a wide range of physical and logical threats. This role will be accountable for PECNA IT and OT Security including cybersecurity innovative strategy and stable operations for a 24/7 manufacturing company. This role will work in collaboration with Panasonic functional teams, and 3rd party providers to deliver services and support the organization. This role will lead both proactive and defensive actions to protect, detect, and respond in partnership with other security, privacy, incident, and crisis teams across the regional enterprise.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop, implement, and manage an information security program aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Optimize operations, ensure strict adherence to security protocols, and execute effective security strategies for Panasonic.
  • Oversee ISMS platform for ISO27001, SOC 2 and regional compliance.
  • Identify and assess information security risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Manage security incidents, investigate security breaches, and provide post-incident analysis and reports.
  • Develop and maintain security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Conduct regular security audits and assessments to identify vulnerabilities and recommend remediation strategies.
  • Coordinate training and awareness programs to educate employees on information security best practices.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure security is integrated into all aspects of the organization's operations.
  • Evaluate and recommend new security technologies, products, and services to enhance the organization's security posture.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors, service providers, and consultants to ensure compliance with security requirements.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:

  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a requirement for some roles at PENA and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred


  • Basic/Required: None
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity Engineering, Cybersecurity Management, Computer Science, IT Business, Technology Management or a related degree, and/or equivalent related work experience

Essential Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of cybersecurity experience
  • Experience with ISO 27001 standards and compliance
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Customer-focused and business-sensitive attitude
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess security knowledge/expertise, previous experience as a security practitioner, systems management and administration experience, proven service management skills, and the ability to attract and retain talent in a challenging market.
  • Minimum of 2 years proven experience and demonstrated success in technology program management with emphasis on security operations, incident response, vulnerability management, and information security.
  • Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience building and managing vulnerability management programs from vulnerability discovery processes to prioritization, remediation, and validation.
  • Proven ability to make decisions and perform complex problem-solving activities under pressure.
  • Sharp analytical abilities and the ability to make sound decisions quickly required.
  • Understanding of SIEM ecosystem, solutions, and architecture.
  • Understanding of EDR vendors, solutions, and architecture.
  • Mobilize and energize large, complex cross-functional teams to drive down vulnerability risk.
  • Understanding of security standard and regulatory compliance such as NIST, SOC2, CMMC and their differentiators across global regions.
  • Understanding of Security Orchestration, Automation and Response concepts, and experience working with ticketing and knowledge management systems, security analytics platforms, and reporting platforms. Also, ability to translate technical findings and articulate recommendations for non-technical stakeholders.

Preferred Certification(s):

  • CCSP, CRISC, CISM, GSLC, GCED, GDSA, GDAT, ITIL, Network+, PMP, Security+

Physical Demands:

Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)

  • Sit:                                                       40%
  • Walk:                                                   30%
  • Stand:                                                 20%
  • Lift:                                                      10%

Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is:  Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)

  • Up to 10 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 20 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 35 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.):               Not Required


About Us:

At the heart of this visionary project, Panasonic is committed to manufacturing cutting-edge cylindrical lithium-ion cells that will power the future of electric mobility. These cells will be meticulously crafted to meet the growing demands of the automotive industry, supporting various electric vehicle manufacturers in their quest for eco-friendly transportation solutions.

This role presents a unique chance to be at the forefront of innovation, working within a forward-thinking organization that is committed to environmental responsibility and the advancement of green technology. Be a part of our mission to power the future and make a difference in the world of electric mobility with Panasonic!

Supplemental Information:

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction.

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy Corporation of North America.

REQ: REQ-144939 IT

  • De Soto, KS, United States
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